One key reason that team meetings are hard to cut is that companies jump straight to trying to improve their meeting facilitation skills without understanding the corporate cultural challenges that make them meet so often
When it comes to innovation in FMCG, it’s easy to get trapped in the belief that it’s the big brands who are running the show.
The All Blacks are one of the most successful sports franchises in history. They appear to work together seamlessly, something most companies dream of when it comes to staff collaboration. But with practice drills not an option in the office, bosses can instead hope to foster such collaboration through connected planning.
For the vast majority of businesses, its employees are the lifeblood. Which is why having a co-operative group of individuals that can work well together in a team is crucial to the success of a business. Easier said than done, however.
In his first Founders Diaries contribution, Mungo Park reveals why business teamwork has meant being able to go on holiday without constantly worrying.
As the workforce evolves into a more immediate, responsive and collaborative culture, employees are trying to stay connected with colleagues and customers. With the increased desire for constant connectivity though, comes the need for flexible working.
They say moving offices is a sign of growth and progress, but for Tracy Ebdon-Poole it has not been without its headaches and pressures.
Speaking with John Lewis, Real Business has heard how and why the reputable British retailer has embarked on the process of SME-corporate collaboration.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has welcomed his Chicago counterpart to the UK capital during a visit that has seen the pair discuss the business relationship between the two cities.
According to studies, traditional brand fidelity is declining. This is bad news for large, established players. But it’s a golden opportunity for SMEs to capitalise on a new phenomenon… “loyalty as you go”.
TAG Heuer has unveiled a special edition timepiece for the newest film in the Kingsman spy series, which is available to buy from Thursday 6 July.
The 20th anniversary of Harry Potter has just passed us by, and we can’t help reminiscing. So we asked those of the business world how they would have used magic if they were tucked amongst the series’ pages.